Category: CIty of Amsterdam

Joy Along the Mohawk

Chris Churchill at TImes Union wrote an interesting piece, Churchill: Minions lost in Amsterdam’s struggling downtown, on the minions downtown. Here’s a snippet: I’m not from Amsterdam, so I don’t care which mayor or political party was responsible for the Minions. I don’t care who...

0

City Receives $500K in Funding for Boosting Tourism by Converting Traffic Signals to Spanish & French

April 1, 2016 (Amsterdam, NY) — With today’s announcement of the $145 billion state budget, the City of Amsterdam will receive $500K to convert its traffic signals from the ubiquitous English red, yellow, green lights to rojo, amarillo y verde, respectively,  as part of its effort...

0

County Report Highlights Opportunities Lost in the City of Amsterdam

From Mohawk Valley Compass, County-sponsored report identifies seven opportunities in Amsterdam area : A hotel and sports arena complex in the Town of Florida, renovating the old FGI building for apartments and business start-ups, as well as linking local agriculture to area schools and restaurants, are...

4

Local Pundits Not Outraged at Raising City’s Debt or Taxing Senior Citizens Today Yet Totally Outraged Yesterday

Remember all the outrage at the city’s growing debt and constant outrage at any tax levy for its ostensible impact on seniors? Recall that if you ever want any improvement in quality of life — education, green space, livability — you simply cannot have it...